735. Delay.

Where a carrier has broken his contract to carry a passenger to the agreed destination within a reasonable time, the passenger is entitled to adopt other means of performing the contract as nearly as possible and to recover as damages from the carrier the reasonable expense to which he is put by the delay1. Thus, in proper cases, the expense of hiring other means of transport to reach his home or the expense of staying a night at a hotel may be recovered as the natural result of the breach of contract2, although he must not perform the contract